Frangipani House


Set in Guyana, this book tells the story of Mama King. Trapped by age and infirmity, Mama becomes too much for her family who send her away to a dreary and claustrophobic rest home - but Mama King does not give in. This book won a GLC Black Literature Competition before publication.

Frangipani House 2008, Heinemann International Literature and Textbooks

ISBN-13: 9780435899363

UK edition


Frangipani House 1986, Heinemann Educational Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780435988524

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